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Honors by Silversmiths for Acilius Julius (200-210 CE) Ephesos - Ionia

Ephesos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 200-210 CE
IEph 636 = PIR2 A 89 = PHI 248995 = AGRW ID# 6594


Statue base fragment found in the Varius / Scholaticia Baths (located behind the temple of Hadrian on Kuretes Street). For more information on this man's family, see PIR² A 89 and PIR² C 838.

To good fortune.  The sacred sanhedrin (synedrion) of silversmiths (argyrokopoi) honoured their own benefactor (prostates), Claudius Acilius Julius, the greatest son of the illustrious Tiberius Claudius Kleoboulos and Acilia Phristane.

Translation by: Harland

ἀγαθῆι τύχηι· | Κλ(αύδιον) Ἀκείλιον Ἰούλιον | τὸν κράτιστον | ὑὸν Τιβερίου Κλ(αυδίου) || Κλεοβούλου | καὶ Ἀκειλίας | Φριστάνης | τῶν λαμπροτάτων | τὸ ἱερὸν συνέδριον || τῶν ἀργυροκόπων | τὸν ἑαυτῶν προστάτην

Item added: November 27, 2012
Item modified: December 8, 2015
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